Food Symposium Featured in Poughkeepsie Journal!

Students, faculty, and staff, welcome back from Spring Break! As we move into the second half of spring semester, we have just a few more exciting CAAD-sponsored events before the school year ends.

April 7-8, Vassar will host its first-ever Food Symposium with support from CAAD,  the Department of French and Francophone Studies, the Environmental Studies Program, Asprey CCAS Student Research Enhancement, Science and Technology Studies, The Departments of Philosophy, Chemistry, and Biology, the Grillo Fund, and the Office of the Dean of Faculty.

Alumnae House will be hosting all events associated with the symposium, starting on Friday at 5:30pm with a a keynote address from sociologist and food studies authority, Priscilla Parkhurst Ferguson of Columbia University. Saturday will feature a series of lectures conducted by different panelists, ranging from celebrity chefs to professors to scientists and inventors.

Chef Bun Lai
Photo Credit: Alan S. Orling

Please check out the article published in the Poughkeepsie Journal last week. For more details about the symposium, visit the Science, Technology, and Society Department’s website. We hope to see you there!

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